Safety Components

7 must-read articles on machine safety

Where is machine safety moving? Find out with these popular Control Design features focusing on safety.

By Control Design

Improvements in machine safety. Your total safety cost. Changing attitudes in safety. These are all changing trends to keep your eye on in order to stay on the top of your safety game.

To help, we've compiled our most popular and recent top articles focusing on machine safety. Browse the top articles here:


What's your machine safety cost?

How much cost is really incurred when implementing a safety strategy on a machine? Learn more.

Machine safety is elemental for new automated systems

Once an external add-on after construction, safety is now a fundamental, unifying building block in modern machine design. Learn more.

Where's your safety now?

Machine safety has improved exponentially over the past few decades. Automation and technology have played a key role in improving, but there's still work to be done. In December 2014, we conducted an electronic survey to identify usage and application trends of machine safety among the industrial machine builders who read Control Design. Here are the results.

How machine safety pays its way

ABB Jokab Safety outlines the five common safety prejudices machine builders have to confront. Read more.

The importance of machinery safety labels

If your company manufactures machinery that has potential hazards associated with its transportation, installation, use, maintenance, decommissioning and/or disposal, you most likely have a very strong need to create effective product safety labels. This task must be done right. Learn more. 

How to makes sense of safety components

In industrial settings, safety obviously should remain paramount. We asked three industry experts to discuss the key trends that influence the latest advances in safety components. Read more.   

Why you should consider the need for safety switches

No matter what type of switch is used, it's important to recognize and account for the needs of engineering staff, maintenance personnel and operators to access a machine for upkeep and cleaning. Read more. 

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